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Artsee Eyewear

259 Sixth Ave., New York, NY 10014 40.729 -74.002
nr. Downing St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-414-0900 Send to Phone
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  • Price Range: ($$$) High End
  • Type: Boutique
  • Products & Services: Eyewear
Photo by Corinne Durand

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Official Website

artseeeyewear.com

Hours

Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm; Sun, noon-7pm

Nearby Subway Stops

1 at Houston St.; C, E at Spring St.

Payment Methods

American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Eyewear

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This double-edged boutique deals both one-of-a-kind eyewear and one-of-a-kind art. The curated space is conceptual, but warm—frames are displayed on simple glass shelves within glowing backlit cubes and vibrant paintings deck the walls. The 50-plus pieces here are a spectacle of new frames and museum pieces, many exclusive to the store. One of two on-site opticians helps shoppers whittle down trays of niche designer frames from a selection that favors the horn rimmed, the select, and the peculiar. Specs from Philippe Starck, Porsche Design, and Chrome Hearts sit alongside original prototypes like the Oleg Cassini–designed shades for Jackie O. The modern-art exhibits rotate every other month, marked by boozy fetes. Past exhibitors include photographers, sculptors, painters, and jewelry designers from throughout the United States.

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